Definition of Helmholtz resonator in English:

Helmholtz resonator

(also Helmholtz' resonator, Helmholtz's resonator)

noun

Physics
  • A hollow object designed to have a strong resonance at a particular pitch and no other significant resonances.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Described by Helmholtz in 1859 in Gelehrte Anzeigen der Königl. Bayerischen Akad. der Wissensch 48 553.